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April 8, 2020 63 min

Samara chats with the television and film director about what leadership on set looks and sounds like, how to use your voice to make decisions that will not please everyone, the secret to good pitching, and who Hollywood actually *is* these days.


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Host: Samara Bay

Executive producers: Catherine Burt Cantin & Mark Cantin, Double Vision

Producers: Samara Bay, Sophie Lichterman and the iHeart team

Theme music: Mark Cantin


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